Aldous Huxley Novels
Date: 1930, 1936, 1953
Region: Europe, North America
Subject: Explicit Sexuality, Political/Economic/Social Opinion, Religion
Artist: Huxley, Aldous (1894-1963)
Confronting Bodies: Boston State, Irish State, National Organization of Decent Literature
Dates of Action: 1930, 1936, 1953
Location: U.S.A., Ireland
Description of Artwork: Antic Hay, 1923; Point Counter Point, 1928; Brave New World, 1932; Eyeless in Gaza, 1936
The Incident: Boston, MA, 1930: Antic Hay banned on grounds of obscenity. Ireland, 1930: Point Counter Point banned on the ground of "offending public morals." Ireland, 1936: Eyeless in Gaza banned.
Results of Incident: United States, 1953: Antic Hay was placed on the list of publications disapproved by the National Organization of Decent Literature. Ireland, 1953: Eyeless in Gaza unbanned by Appeal Board. Point Counter Point and other books still banned.
Source: Banned Books 387 B.C. to 1978 A.D., by Anne Lyon Haight, and Chandler B. Grannis, R.R. Bowker Co, 1978.